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Other Theatrical Definition

[n] a performance of play
[adj] suited to or characteristic of the stage or theater; "a theatrical pose"; "one of the most theatrical figures in public life"
[adj] of or relating to the theater

Antonyms

untheatrical

Misc. Definitions

\The*at"ric*al\, a. [L. theatricus, Gr. ?.] Of or pertaining to a theater, or to the scenic representations; resembling the manner of dramatic performers; histrionic; hence, artificial; as, theatrical performances; theatrical gestures. -- {The*at`ri*cal"i*ty}, n. -- {The*at"ric*al*ly}, adv. No meretricious aid whatever has been called in -- no trick, no illusion of the eye, nothing theatrical. --R. Jefferies.

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